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the family of the bombing victim krystle campbell holding a private funeral for the 29-year-old today. a thousand people gathered for a public wake yesterday, some waiting hours in a line stretching for blocks to pay their respects to her young life. she would have turned 30 on the 3rd of may. she leaves behind her mother, father, grandmother and older brother. martha: patrick shaun math rick o'malley leading the prayers for the victims of the explosion and looking ahead to the city's recovery. >> forgiveness does not mean that we do not realize the heinousness of the crime, but in our own hearts when we are unable to forgive we make ourselves a victim are our own hatred. martha: cardinal owe mall lee has been such a spiritual leader for the people of boston throughout the course of this yesterday was the first sunday religious service that had taken place since monday's attack. bill: they have so much respect for h in boston. there is new information on the transit officers wounded in the shootout with the two suspects. richard donahue remains heavily sedated but they are optimist bi
] >> there was a brief funeral service for 29-year-old krystle campbell. she was one of three victims that died at the boston bombs. she was laid to rest outside of boston. the white house just announced that the lone surviving suspect, 19-year-old, dzhokhar tsarnaev, will not be charged as an enemy combatant. instead, he will be tried in the criminal court system. we also understand a brief court appearance before a federal magistrate this afternoon, while he was still in the hospital and he's also charged with conspiring to use a weapon of mass destruction and one count of malicious destruction of property. he can also face the death penalty if convicted as well. now, there's also questions as to what the fbi knew at the time and did the agency drop the ball so to speak. some lawmakers are looking for answers. >> exactly when did russia call to ask about this individual? what did he do when he went back for six months? did he sit in his aunt and uncle's home for six months or was he doing something else. when he came back to this country, why didn't it ring a bell with the fbi intelligence un
are inefficient or if the fbi failed. >> they have said farewell to krystle campbell. she was one of three people killed by the bombs. >> we will turn our attention to italy. eight weeks after the parliamentary election system without the government, politicians remain deadlocked. but they have for -- they have agreed on a president. >> he has been sworn in as the -- in an unprecedented second term. he will face the task of breaking the political standoff. >> he has come out swinging in a speech before lawmakers were he criticized politicians for not pushing through key reforms and urged them to put a deal on without delay. >> taking the oath of office in parliament again. it was an emotional moment for him. >> i stand here as someone who entered this house at the age of 28. and every day since have taken a step toward the development of democracy. >> napolitano had harsh words for the bickering politicians. he said their maneuvering had prevented crucial reforms. italy has not had a government for nearly two months now. he said it was high time for lawmakers to put aside their differences. many
a city that is very much grieving. we heard the reports about the funerals today for krystle campbell. today there is a memorial service for the 23-year-old graduate student from china who was at the marathon with a friend. ut it is still a very delicate situation. it is starting to get back to normal. boylston street is still closed to the public. it is due to reopen in the next 24 hours, initially businesses will be allowed back to reopen and i would imagine that we will see normality return here. >> david willis in boston. thanks very much. well, for more on the case against the bombing suspect goes from here i spoke a short time ago with pat who served as assistant attorney general for national security. using a weapon of mass destruction, what is the thinking behind that charge? >> well, it is a federal charge. they wanted the case to be in federal court where the death penalty was available to them. it is a common charge in terrorism cases. a weapon of mass destruction can be any explosive device and in this case they fit perfectly. >> he will be charged and tried in a federal c
-year-old krystle campbell. >> the fact that someone from my community was touched by this event, it's touched everybody. there is nobody around here that it hasn't touched. >> reporter: on boylston street the spontaneous memorial, still growing, was moved as volunteers arranged flowers and signs in anticipation of the street's re-opening. when the fbi turned what had been the crime scene back to the city of boston. >> we want to try to carry on. we are a very strong city. we push forward. >> reporter: the city got back to work monday as well. public transit was fully up and running after friday's shelter in place order and thousands poured in as on any other weekday. >> people are a little quite, still a little melancholy, but people are getting back to their routines. >> reporter: over the weekend the boston bruins gave the jerseys off their backs to honor first responders. and at fenway park -- >> what an honor it is for me to be here today. >> reporter: neil diamond made a special appearance to lead the crowd in "sweet caroline." ♪ sweet caroline >> reporter: at hospitals, doze
of the three who lost their lives in the attack. in nearby medford, family and friends of 29-year-old, krystle campbell, gathered for her funeral. we are also learning more about the 19-year-old accused of the bombings. dzhokhar tsarnaev remains in serious condition at this boston hospital. a federal magistrate judge read his rights. because of a gun shot wound to his neck, he can't speak. he nodded his head for yes, but spoke the word no when asked if he could afford a lawyer. he is being charged for using a weapon of mass destruction. he could get the death penalty. sources close to the investigation told the associated press, evidence suggests johar and his brother, tamerlan, were motivated by religion. adriana diaz, boston. >> there was a big smile on aaron hern's face. the 1 #-year-old martinez boy injured in last week's bombings. a's batting coach, first baseman, and right fielder stopped by to see how he's doing. the team said they want to honor aaron at a home game later this season. >>> aaron's classmates wanted to make sure he knows they've got his back. they sent him this get well
others were involved. meanwhile, one victim, 29- year-old krystle campbell. was laid to rest today. and a memorial was held for the chinese graduate student, lu lingzi's. who was also killed. and of the victims still in the hospital, each is expected to survive. one of the younger victims of the terror attack -- a bay area boy - 11 year old aaron hern of martinez -- got a visit from some of his baseball heroes this morning. here's a photograph. it shows. oakland a's first baseman brandon moss, left fielder josh reddick and first base coach tye waller. all visiting with hern in the hospital. the a's are in boston to play a three- game series against the red sox. and stay with us as we continue to follow this developments out of boston. we'll bring you the latest updates here on kron 4. and on our website. kron4 dot com. canadian authorities say, two men were arrested and charged with plotting a terrorist attack against a canadian passenger train. intelligence officials in canada believe , al-qaida operatives in iran, gave direction and guidance to the two suspects. you see them gett
today found others. >> reporter: one week after the boston bombings, the first funeral. krystle campbell, just 29 years old, laid to rest. so many came to mourn her not everyone could get inside. there is much more mourning ahead for 8-year-old martin richard and 23-year-old lingzi lu. and sean collier. but today the more than 200 injuries are remembered as well like adrianne haslet the dancer from "the boston herald" the blast has torn off her foot. >> we sat up and i said, wait, my foot hurts. he held up my foot and we both screamed bloody murder. i didn't feel heat from it. i just felt air and fell to the ground. >> reporter: it's a huge loss for this ballroom dance instructor. but she hasn't lost her spirit. >> it's very sad and i absolutely want to dance again. >> reporter: adrienne is vowing not only to dance again but to run in next year's boston marathon. >> i'm so blessed. i'm so lucky. >> reporter: caitlin tate. her leg was badly damaged. this photo captures the moment caitlin's friend leo saved her life. >> when you look at that incredible picture of him carrying you away, wha
of dorchester massachusetts. on tuesday, another victim identified. 29-year-old criskris kris krystle campbell. >> i can't believe this is happening. >> reporter: the third person identified is a boston university graduate student. as for the man police are questioning in the hospital. he was a spectator, he was injured, but not a person of interest. charlie and norah. >> we have john miller, formerueller, former fbi director. >> they are looking at a lot of photographs. a couple of them they have seen they have high interest in. these are photographs that are immediately before the bombings or minutes before the bombings where they see an individual with packages who they think is a possible match for the bomber. with more than one photograph with more than one individual. they are trying to go through digital evidence will we find a picture of our guy. >> this particular photograph people are making note of this morning. it looks like if you look in that area there, it looks like a package in front of the speck spectators. most of the spectators had a blast from the back o
. confirmed killed is 29-year-old krystle campbell of medford mississippi. her mother could only choke out a few emotional thoughts about her daughter and the tragedy. >> i can't believe this is happening. such a hard worker at everything she did. just doesn't make any sense. >> 8-year-old martin richard was at the finish line with his family when the bombs went off and killed him. his schoolmates tried to remember and rekindle some of martin's spirit. >> we used to try to make a sad moment into a funny moment and make everybody happy again. this he can't because he passed away. >> while investigators say the bombs were made from pressure cookers filled with nails and shranpel they pressed for information. >> we're asking anyone who knows anything that indicated he or she may target the event to call us. someone knows who did it. >> authorities are repaired for photos and video in the most complex crime scene in the history of the boston police department. in boston tonight still shock and disbelief. kpix's ken is joining us now. >> reporter: hi, allen. you can see behind me they've set up
. hundreds lined up in medford, massachusetts for 29-year-old krystle campbell's wake. known for her big smile and love of family. >> just terrible. people would, you know, have little respect for life. >> reporter: prosecutors are expected to file charges against tsarnaev next week. >> $10 million has been raised on 1-fund boston. the site launched by the governor and the mayor here. >> what about the other suspect? more details how that older brother died? >> reporter: you know, he is still examined at the medical examiner's office. they have not announced what the cause of death was. but, watertown police told us in an attempt to get away the younger brother actual he ran over his older brother -- actually ran over his older brother. >>> across the atlantic, runners in the london marathon remembered the victims of the boston marathon bombings. a moment of silence and black ribbons on their shirt paid tribute to the dead and injured. there was more security but more crowds, too. even prince harry said he would not dream of canceling. >> it was, it was never an option. >> and, an esti
. the woman, the victim is now being described as 29-year-old krystle campbell. 29, again, of medford, massachusetts. she was watching the marathon with her friend, karen rand. the pair were caught in the first blast and for hours, william campbell and his wife reportedly believed that doctors were operating on their daughter's leg the at mass general. when the nurses finally let the campbells in to an intensive care room to visit what they thought was their daughter. fami was stunned to see the recoup rating patient was her friend karen and now we're told that this young woman has died and she is the second victim that we now know by name, krystle campbell, the second victim we know by name. the third victim yet to be publicly identified. another fox news alert, seconds ago right here, you heard news break and now a federal law enforcement official is confirming to fox news what steve emmerson just said on this broadcast, the saudi man, the college student, who was described as a person of interest in the boston bombings has been ruled out as a suspect in this bombing. reports starte
of an explosive device rigged to inflict maximum damage here. >>> 29-year-old krystle campbell died right near the marathon finish line. her mother simply heart broken. >> she was a wonderful person. everybody that knew her loved he her. >> the family was initially told that krystle had survived. >>> and the sweet signature tune for the boston red sox at fenway park turns up of all places at yankee stadium on the playlist last night, and i know everybody was rooting for boston. >> what a tribute. >> goosebumps watching that. good wednesday morning. welcome to a special edition of "early start." i'm brooke baldwin. >> i'm john bermen. we are live in boston. it's 5:00 a.m. in the east. >>> new developments in the boston marathon bombings to tell you about this morning. investigators tracking down some 2,000 leads. 2,000. examining chilling new photos. these photos just released overnight showing the remains of one of the detonated devices. they show wires, they show a battery and bits of what appears to be a circuit board. reuters says a government official who did not want to be identified shar
-old martin richard, and krystle campbell. >>> president obama will travel to boston on thursday. now we go to chris cuomo live for us in boston. it seems here we are 24 hours more or later and nobody seems to have a real clue who has done this or why. >> reporter: that shouldn't be surprising, piers, these investigations take a very long time to develop, especially starting with being multifactorial, no group claiming responsibility. so much ground to canvas, this is going to be a difficult investigation. i think it's good news that the authorities said in their presser that they're in no rush. very often as we both know, haste makes waste when it comes to an investigation. this is about getting it right. >> that is true. i imagine there'll be some people in boston who will be concerned for their safety. that the perpetrator of this atrocity is still at large. >> that's absolutely true. at least that's what they believe at this time, piers. but what is also true, there's never been as large a military and police presence in this city as there is right now. in the presser, they asked for pa
-year-old krystle campbell of medford, mass. she was with her best friend watching the friend's boyfriend cross the finish line at the moment she was killed in the blast. her mother broke down speaking to reporters today. >> we are heartbroken at the death of our daughter, krystle marie. she was a wonderful person. she had a heart of fwoeld. she was always smiling. i couldn't ask for a better daughter. i can't believe this has happened. she was such a hard worker in everything she did. this doesn't make any sense. >> bless you, mrs. campbell. we also got new video from a marathon runner named jennifer treacy who was approaching the finish line when the first bomb went off. there's still so much we don't know. who did this? we don't know that. why? we don't know that. was it an act of domestic terrorism or foreign, we don't know. was this the group of one individual or a group of people. one thing worth remembering despite the step up police presence, despite the advanced frenticing now being used by investigators, despite all the cell phones we're learning from the videos that
-years old krystle campbell. president obama will travel to boston on thursday. >>> we have the remains of a pressure cooker, a shredded black backpack and some kind of ball bearings or metal pellets. what can we read into this at this stage? >> you are looking at what they have in this investigation, which is the bombs themselves. apparently two very similar if not twin bombs placed in black nylon bags that they are recreating as much as they can. at quantico. the fbi lab. it is how, who did this and why that they really do not have any leads on. you are looking at forensic evidence, it will be very important when they catch this person. but in terms of trying to find that person, i think it will be more difficult as they recreate the bombs. they will have to figure out where some of this material may have come from. perhaps this will spark a tip from somebody who knows about somebody was working with pressure cookers or maybe has just put trust them. but right now, it all seems to be centered around the forensics and putting this all back together, these bonds back together and try to
from china and 29-year-old krystle campbell a restaurant manager supporting a friend were also killed in the blast the 76 people remain in the hospital. 20 of them are critical. president obama will visit best temperature to take part in a prayer vigil for the victims. >> there is encouraging news for the family of a martinez boy injured in the explosions. friends and neighbors are coming together to help raise money for the family to deal with their expenses. abc7 news reporter cornell bernard has more. >> it is amazing the love and support that martinez is showing for the 11-year-old aaron hern and the family. custody no different, mountain mike's pizza will raise money to help the family with their expenses. 11-year-old aaron hern was waiting to his mom at finish line at the boston marathon and one of the bombs went off. shrapnel from the blast tore into his thigh, he remains hospitalized at children's hospital. friends and complete strangers have been organizing fundraisers for the family. last night, rocks on main raised $4,000 offering a pasta dinner for the family at $5 a plate
>> a boston university graduate student from china and 29-year-old krystle campbell were killed in the blast. 76 people remain in the hospital, 20 of them in critical condition and president obama will visit boston tomorrow to take part in a prayer vigil for the victims. >> encouraging news this morning for the family of the martinez boy who was injured in the explosion. friends and neighbors are coming together to raise money to help the boy's family. our news reporter is live in martinez with more. >> good morning, it is amazing the love and support that martinez is showing for an 11-year-old aaron herned government is no different starting this morning, mountain mike pizza will raise money to help the family with expenses. last night a fundraiser raised $4,000 offering a pasta dinner at $5 a plate. the owners' grasped -- grandchildren go do school with aaron hern. slap them from the blast tore into his thigh. he is in children's hospital in boston. friends and family and total strangers wanted to help and they did. >> i talk on facebook about the sandwich special and this hit
to say that we'll miss krystle campbell and celebrate the spirit that brought her to the marathon year after year and prepares us to mourn lingzi lu who came to the city in search of education but found now friends. we'll never forget her. i'm telling you nothing can defeat the heart of the city. nothing. nothing will take us down because we take care of one another. even with the smell of the smoke in the air and blood on the streets, tears in our eyes, we triumphed over that hateful act on monday afternoon. it's a glorious thing, a love and a strength that covers our city. it will push us forward. it will push us thousands and thousands and thousands of people across the finish line next year because this is boston, a city with courage, compassion and strength that knows no bounds. thank you. >>> they say people make fun of the way he talks sometimes, but, you know, everybody got the heart and soul that i never know more than a week and never loved the way. the shirts off their back, the tourniquets for people who are bleeding badly. pretty good, robert. >> i think he immediately set
of the victims of the bombing, 29-year-old krystle campbell. massachusetts governor deval patrick will attend and at 2:50 p.m. eastern time bells across boston will ring to mark one week since those twin bombs went off just feet from the marathon's finish line changing so many lives in this that incident. joining me from washington, pete williams. let's talk about dzhokhar tsarnaev. he isn't talking yet but he's communicating. what more do we know about that and let's also talk about the issue of whether or not charges are coming today. >> okay. in terms of his communication, we're told that they are asking him questions for brief periods of time and that he is responding to some questions in writing. we don't know how complete or how thorough this is only that he's conscious and that he is responding to these questions, which during this stage will have to be confined to the issue of whether there's a continuing threat, whether other people were working with him, whether there were other bombs out there, things of that nature. now, on the question of whether charges or when they'll be filed,
and an ems coming in and a physician was doing cpr. >> it was 29-year-old krystle campbell. >> he was just a beautiful young girl. she reminded me of my daughter, actually. and her wounds were horrific. you know, we worked very hard on her for a while until it was clear that it was -- it wasn't going to help the situation at all. and at that point we were feeling for a pulse and then the cardiac rhythm on the monitor was such that she was not going to survive and at that point the physician, you know, pronounced her -- said she was dead. >> dead in his arms. >> we just kind of all -- we just let out this guttural scream, you know. but that was it for that moment because we had to go on to the next patient. >> for the next 45 minutes, steven worked triage on the front lines. dozens were rushed to the emergency room under code red, meaning their chances of survival uncertain. >> it's a horrific tragedy that, you know, you couldn't wish on anyone. >> trauma surgeon dr. david king crossed the finish line moments before the second explosion. as the bodies were rushed from the medical tent to th
slider still in beta. >>> welcome back. i'm anderson cooper live in boston. krystle campbell's funeral has just finished in medford, massachusetts. we're seeing her being brought out of the church. her casket carried out of st. joseph's church. she was 29 years old, a restaurant manager just weeks shy of her 30th birthday. tonight, a memorial will be held also for the 23-year-old chinese graduate student lu lingzi. she was one class away from graduating with a masters from boston university. much more coverage ahead from boston, but i do want to bring us up-to-date on what's been happening in west, texas. take a look. that explosion that devastated parts of west, texas, took the lives of so many first responders. in the city of west they're trying to cope with the death and destruction from the fertilizer plant explosion last week. 14 people were killed including a number of volunteer firefighters and ems personnel. martin savidge joins us now in west, texas. martin, what's the latest? do they know at this point what caused that explosion? >> they're working to find that out, anderson
-old sister were seriously wounded. >>> and a second victim identified this evening was krystle campbell of medford, massachusetts, a 29-year-old restaurant manager who went to watch the race with her best friend. still no word on the identity of the third person killed. >>> and a teacher from the baltimore area is among the injured. erika brannock is a native, she sustained injuries to her legs and feet and is enduring a second operation today. her husband and sister were with her at the race today. the three were there to see her mother run the race. >>> and right now, authorities gathering in boston. there will be a news conference any moment with an update on the investigation. we'll bring it to you tonight. we have team coverage. news team tom sherwood has more on the story. we begin tonight with shamari stone, live up in boston. >> reporter: well, the fbi is leading this investigation, focused on this area right over here. you see there the road closed. we're here at exeter and newbury street. the state investigators walked in and out of the perimeter, the closest point to the fini
of his daughter, krystle campbell. now one of the names that we know in addition to 8-year-old. the focus is about a 12-block area. what else is happening on the ground? >> i can tell you that the investigators are determined to find out who perpetrated this crime. they are focused on the victim, all 176 of them, just identifying the second of the three people who have died. i'm a few blocks from where the finish line was and we can see the s.w.a.t. vehicles. most has been cordoned off. this would normally be a bustling area, especially on a beautiful spring day like today. and many of the thousands of people who came here from nearly 100 different countries to run this marathon stay for another day. they become tourists and of course, it would normally be a day of business, not today. so many places are closed. they are painstakingly going over each and every inch that is cordoned off in this 12-block area. with 15 blocks, looking for all the kinds of information pete was talking about. even going to the hospitals and retrieving some of the shrapnel that was embedded in the bodies of som
. certainly we think of krystle campbell, we think of ligzu lu. we think of little martin richard. their lives reflected all the diversity and beauty of our country, and they were sharing a great american experience together. finally, left wing me say that even as so much attention's been focused on the tragic events in boston, understandably, we've also seen a tight-knit community in texas devastated by a terrible explosion. and i want them to know that they are not forgotten. our thoughts, our prayers are with the people of west texas where so many good people lost their lives, some lost their homes, many are injured, many still missing. i've talked to governor perry and mayor muska, and i've pledged that the people of west will have the resources that they need to recover and rebuild. and i want everybody in texas to know that we will follow through with those commitments. all in all, this has been a tough week. but we've seen the character of our country one more. and as president, i'm confident that we have the courage and the resilience and the spirit to overcome these challenges and to
lined up to say good-bye this morning at funeral services for krystle campbell, one of the three 0 killed in the terrorist attacks. later this evening, a memorial is planned for lingzi lu, the boston university graduate student from it china. also killed one week ago today. but life is moving forward here again. mayor thomas menino announced a plan to reopen copley square, the site of the bombings, and today city buses flashed the unofficial slogan that has emerged from this nightmare -- "boston strong." as investigators attempt to pull critical information from the surviving bomb suspect, some members of the fbi could be in for a grilling of their own. senator dianne feinstein says fbi officials may be called in to testify before a special intelligence committee hearing as early as tomorrow. lawmakers want to know why the fbi didn't keep an eye on the older suspect despite warnings from the russian government as far back as 2011. the fbi got a tip from russia that tamerlan was a follower of a radical islamic group and they questioned him that year, interviewed him, but found, quot
. another victim identified just yesterday afternoon, krystle campbell, would have been 30 a few weeks from now. at one point she moved in her grandmother for two years to care for her after she underwent surgery. tragically at the hospital, krystle's parents were first told that her friend who she had gone to the race with had died only to be told later it was krystle who was killed. >> we are heart broken at the death of our daughter krystle marie. she was a wonderful person. everybody that knew her loved her. she had a heart of gold. she was always smiling. you couldn't ask for a better daughter. i can't believe this is happening. she's such a hard worker at everything she did. this doesn't make any sense. >> the third victim was a boston university graduate student watching the end of the race with two friends not far from the school's campus. university officials are releasing no other information pending permission from the family. brian? >> all right. thank you very much, chris live for us in boston. we'll see you later in the morning on "jansing & company." i want to bring together
-year-old martin richard. and 29-year-old krystle campbell. >> i couldn't ask for a better daughter. i can't believe this has happened. >> reporter: her mother said that her death was just a waste. late today we learned that the third victim was a graduate student at boston university. we do not have a name there. and of course scores of other people were injured in this attack. the current total stands at 176. diane, to give you a sense of how boston is coming together in the wake of these attacks, late today, the red cross announced that it is now turning away blood donors. they say they are simply at capacity. >> all right, thank you, dan. and thinking of everyone in boston today, president obama had a message for the bombers and the world. listen. >> the american people refuse to be terrorized. because what the world saw yesterday in the aftermath of the explosions were stories of heroism and kindness and generosity and love. so if you want to know who we are, what america is, how we respond to evil, that's it. selflessly, compassionately, unafraid. >> and we have more new images f
and 29-year-old krystle campbell. we learned today the president will be coming here on thursday for an interfaith service. at the white house today flags were at half-staff, and we heard again from the president who, for the first time, used the word "terrorism" to describe what happened here. >> the fbi is investigating it as an act of terrorism. anytime bombs are used to target innocent civilians, it is an act of terror. >> reporter: the president in the white house briefing room earlier today. and as late as tonight, still no idea as to who did this or why. but we have a better idea as to what was detonated here in boston. nbc's pete williams has been following the investigation in d.c. all day. pete, good evening. >> brian, good evening. still so many questions, but one has been answered, how many explosive devices were left at the scene. that answer is two. and officials describe them as crudely made but effectively used. and as of tonight, no suspects, no idea who did it or why. >> reporter: investigators have begun the process of recovering tiny pieces of the bombs to lea
29 years old, krystle campbell who was identified yesterday afternoon. she was a 2001 graduate of a local high school, medford high and she, too, like so many people made an event of going to the boston marathon. she was there with her best friend supporting her best friend's boyfriend who was running. there is a page that has been put up in her honor on the web describing her million dollar smile and her gorgeous bright young -- bright red hair. and then we also heard about that graduate student from china. we are now told by the chinese consulate that her parents have asked that her identity not be revealed. as terrible as these losses are, one of the big conversations here, mara, has been about how remarkable the response was and there is no doubt that so many people coming to the scene, putting themselves in danger to help those who were injured probably avoided more loss of life. mara? >> all right. our hearts go out to all those affected. chris jansing, thank you. >>> much of the country is in a state of heightened alert following the terror bombings in boston, good reaso
was such a hard worker in everything she did. this doesn't make any sense. >> krystle campbell was at the race with her best friend who suffered severe injuries. >> then the youngest victims, 8-year-old martin richard was remembered last night in his dorchester neighborhood, with a candlelight vigil. the vigil was at a park where he often played. abc's linsey davis has a look at his life cut short. >> reporter: the big brown smiling eyes of martin richard makes the sorrow of what happened monday afternoon all the more palpable. the 8-year-old was known as a little league star. >> he was the fastest kid, maybe the tallest kid on his team. just a marvel to watch on the field. but he was just -- a delightful young boy. >> reporter: friends say the family went to the boston marathon every year. but one of those twin explosions ended martin's short life sending his mother to the hospital with a serious head injury. his younger sister lost a leg. neighbors in this close knit community are now grieving along with martin's father. >> i was outside with my dog, i saw him get out of the car. he was dres
, krystle campbell had moved in to live with her grandmother taking care of her after her grandmother underwent surgery. tragicall tragically, the parents were told that the friend who had gone to the race with crystle had died but then was then later told it was krystle. >> we have broken at the death of our daughter krystle marie. she was a wonderful person. everybody who knew her, loved her. she was always smiling. you couldn't ask for a better daughter. we can't believe this has happened. she has so happy in everything she did. this doesn't make any sense. >> the third victim was a boston university graduate student from china watching the end of the race with two friends not far from the school's campus. do we have mike barnicle with us? >> yes. >> mike, there is an effort to try and take care of these families. it's almost impossible to understand what has happened. >> mika, you know, this is who we are. not just in this city. but i think in this country. in chicago, where david is from, new york city, obviously, after september 11th. oklahoma city. and who we are as a nation, a
are lending more of the three victims who died last night. a vigil for 8 martin richard. krystle campbell the 29-year-old restaurant manager is being remembered. as well as a chinese graduate student from boston university who was watching the race with friends. >> a massachusetts official tells use that authorities believe they have identified a suspect and an abc station in boston is reporting a suspect has been arrested but that is not confirmed by abc7 news. the grieving continues in boston with president obama and the first lady heading here tomorrow for a memorial in on of victims. >> thank you. the bay area boy injured in the boston bombing is involving from a new round of surgery today. the 11-year-old aaron hern was there to cheer on his mother running in the marathon. abc7 news reporter cornell bernard is in martin news. >> the community is rallying behind his family. >> it is amazing the love and support that martinez is showing for the 11-year-old aaron hern who is recovering at this hour in boston. this restaurant, one of three restaurants holding fundraisers for his family,
richard, 29-year-old krystle campbell, and the third victim identified just today, boston university graduate student lingzi lu, a native of china. there may be as many as a thousand agents assigned to this case. tonight there's a sense from many of them that they're getting much closer. >> brian, thank you. >>> we want to bring in richard clark, who is was a national counterterrorism adviser at the white house under two administrations. >> there's good news there apparently that they have some faces. so we may be in one of those cases that gets cracked quickly. to. too early to tell yet. >> you reminded us that they put back together the plane at lockerbie pan am 103. >> it was a 747 that blew up at altitude, spread over a hundred square miles. the fbi put that plane back together just as they are today putting the bombs back together. >> i know you'll be standing by with us throughout the evening as we bring everyone the latest developments. >> now we turn next to that breaking news in the dangerous drama unfolding out of washington, d.c. wonder of an arrest in the case of those le
people who died -- krystle campbell, martin richard, lingzi lu and sean colier, the officer who was killed. and that is first and foremost in the minds of the people here in boston. the loss of life and then those who are still in the hospital, the people who've lost limbs, who've suffered shrapnel injuries. yes, there is a great sense of relief that this at least the first phase of this is over. the suspects -- one has been captured, one has been killed. but they know that for the city there is a long road to recovery and this was just the first big step. brian? >> what an obscene toll of human damage by these two men. anne thompson in the great city of boston tonight. anne, thanks. we also have an update tonight on the corcoran family whose terrible suffering after the bombing moved so many people around the world who heard their story. the mother had both legs amputated, and the frantic effort to help her daughter became one of the sadly enduring images of this tragedy. tonight their family is speaking to natalie morales for the first time. >> talking about here where it is a
this afternoon, family and friends of one of the bombing victims will gather for her wake, 29-year-old krystle campbell will be laid to rest tomorrow. >> byron pitts reporting from boston this morning. >>> let's dig into those new pictures that came overnight. infrared pictures that take you into the capture of the 19-year-old that effectively shut down one of the america's largest city. watch as we see not one, not two, but three explosions. they are stun grenades to overpower and apprehend the suspect. take a closer look. this is tsarnaev's silhouette has he hides in the back of the boat. the suspect was being filmed using an infrared camera. this technology helped authorities keep a careful eye on his movement. >> we have movement in the boat. >> he just sat up. he's moving. flailing about. >> reporter: they brought in a robotic device to rip open the boat's tar. . after they got the 19-year-old out of the boat, authorities treated him right there on the scene and then sent him to beth israel hospital where he is being treated this morning, alongside the victims of the bombings. as we all r
a mass to honor those that died. just as the friends and family of one of them, krystle campbell, said their final good-byes. and hundreds gathered on the street to mourn the death of m.i.t. officer sean collier, killed just before thursday night's shoot-out. meanwhile, back here at the hospital, caitlin tells me she's doing so much better. in fact, dan, she says, she pes hospital in the next few days. >> that will be great to see. gio, thank you. that's our coverage of the boston marathon bombing for tonight. >>> now, we turn to texas. where we're learning that the first responders who rushed in to put out the massive fire at the fertilizer plant in the small town of west, they paid a staggering price. much higher than we initially thought. abc's steve osunsami is there tonight. >> reporter: today outside that massive explosion site at that texas fertilizer plant, the local sheriff told us that the first responders who died didn't have a chance. 14 people were killed. and authorities say 12 of them were firefighters and paramedics and other workers who were there trying to put out the
a congregation filled with heavy hearts. pictures of those killed by the bomb blasts. krystle campbell, 29, lingzi lu, 23 and martin richard, just 8. and police officer sean collier, 26, murdered allegedly by the suspects. at m.i.t. today a tribute where collier died on campus. >> i see a young man with incredible potential. i think the sky was the limit with him, and i think that in the future we would have heard a lot from him. m.i.t. is a real special place, and it is the real deal, and they deserve the reputation they have is deserved beyond deserved. but this is a whole other side that i'm starting to see. >> reporter: more than 50 people wounded in the blast remain hospitalized, including a 7-year-old girl in critical condition, and transit officer richard donahue, ironically a close friend of officer collier, gravely wounded during the chase for the two suspects. >> he works for the transit, and i'll always tell him you're never going to see any action because you're on the subway. but, you know, there he is jumping into the midst of a gunfight in watertown and making transit very p
of silence this afternoon. the private funeral today for 29-year-old restaurant manager krystle campbell. >>> federal authorities are looking to speak to the wife of tamerlan tsarnaev. catherine russell tsarnaev rned hom to her family's home in vermont. she worked long hours to support the family while he cared for their young daughter. >>> online fund-raising is collecting lots of money. there is help for individuals and couples. and an effort is under way to help david henneberry, the boat owner two called police about the second suspect and where the standoff ended. we'll have more about him coming up. >>> police are identified a possible suspect as a shooting set off mass panic as thousands gathered for a marijuana celebration. a man spotted in a youtube video may have been involved. as many as ten shots rang out in the rally. leaving three people injured. this marks the first 4-20 holiday since marijuana was legalized in two states. >>> reese witherspoon was at her premier this weekend. she didn't take questions about her arrest last week. mug shots were taken of her and her husband
killed. one of those being remembered today is krystle campbell. hundreds turned out today for the funeral of the 29-year-old restaurant manager. meanwhile, boston university has announced a memorial scholarship to honor the life of one of its students, lingi lu. >> police are look at this jihad video here, parts of the elder brother's youtube collection, but the focus is on the younger brother, dzhokhar tsarnaev, seen here wrestling with a friend. he was the captain of his senior year high school wrestling team. today, though, a much different situation for him. he's handcuffed as we speak to a hospital bed, and as jake mentioned, we have just learned the charges here have now been filed against him. this is huge that we're learning here, just in the last couple of minutes, a senior federal official briefed on the investigation said this young man is in fact communicating in writing. his throat was wounded. he is injured, so as a result, the myriad of injuries have left him speechless, at least for now. >> there are a lot of moving parts in this investigation, of course. c
in a special report. as mentioned a private funeral was held for 29-year-old restaurant manager krystle campbell, one of the three people killed during the marathon bombings. a memorial service also head tonight for another victim, 23-year-old lu lingzi, university grad student from china. >>> a boy one of the hundreds injured during the bombings, remains hospitalized and getting another special visit. 11-year-old aaron hern, after first lady michelle obama, a group from oakland a's planning to stop by. players stopping in brandon moss and outfielder josh reddick. meantime doctors say aaron right now showing some pretty amazing progress in his recovery. that is great news. he is now off the tube. he is awake, alert, and talking. still no word yet on exactly when aaron will be able to get home. best wishes there. make sure to stay with nbc bay area for updates from boston on air and online. right now on nbcbayarea.com, helicopter video of friday's arrest in watertown, massachusetts. >>> back here in the bay area, a san jose woman accused of kidnapping an 11-month-old baby was back in cou
in the boston bombings -- krystle campbell. mourners hung an american flag outside the church in medford, massachusetts. hundreds of family and friends packed a church there. while dozens more waited outside after being turned away because the church was full. family members held a wake for the 29-year-old on sunday. another victim killed by bomb blasts at the boston marathon has been honored at a memorial tonight at boston university. graduate student lu lingzi was described as a sweet- hearted woman. passionate about piano, her studies and loving life. hundreds attended the gathering including governor deval patrick. lu, who was from china, studied statistics. of the younger victims of the terror attack -- a bay area boy - 11 year old aaron hern of martinez -- got a visit from some of his baseball heroes this morning. return to here's a photograph. it shows. first baseman brandon moss, left fielder josh tye waller. all visiting with hern in the hospital. the a's are in boston to play a three- game series against the red sox. our sports director gary radnich will have the highlights fro
that are going through sch a situation. >> reporter: 29-year-old krystle campbell was also killed. her mother is still in shock. >> i can't believe this has happened. >> reporter: the third person killed was a boston university grad student. and president obama will come here tomorrow. he'll speak at an interfaith service dedicated to those killed and injured. anne-marie? >> susan mcginnis in boston. thank you, susan. >>> well, earlier i spoke with cnn correspondent john miller. he's also a former assistant fbi director and he says the bombs were simple but deadly. >> what we're learning is that both devices, the one in front of the runner's shop and the lenscrafters, the one in front of the starbucks were pressure cooker devices contained in black nylon bags or more likely backpacks, and the way the pressure cooker works is you put your explosives inside. it's a good device. for high explosives you can use smokeless powder or pyro techs, smokeless powder and you have your timer, your initiator, and when it's supposed to detonate. it detonates inside and then the pressure of the explosion bui
-year-old krystle campbell of medford. we've also learned more about the two bombs planted near the finish line. they were filled with nails and ball bearings designed to maim as many people as possible at an event that drew runners and spectators from all over the world. >> this was a heinous and cowardly act, and given what we now know about what took place, the f.b.i. is investigating it as an act of terrorism. >> pelley: terrorism on patriots' day. a massachusetts holiday that celebrates the opening shots of the american revolution known to many in boston each year as marathon day. and we have just received word that the third person killed was a graduate student at boston university, the president of the university posted an announcement a short time ago, but he did not identify the student. there were reports yesterday that one or more unexploded bombs were disarmed. but it turns out there were only two bombs. both of them exploded. homeland security correspondent bob orr is in washington following the investigation. >> reporter: law enforcement officials say the bombs con
across the street. there will also be a private funeral for krystle campbell today. there was a public wake for campell in her hometown of medford sunday. hundreds lined up to pay their respects to the 29-year-old who friends and family say was always smiling. >> she never let anything bother her, you know? just always loved life and really was just a genuine great person. >> reporter: and tonight there will be a memorial service at boston university for lingzi lu, the b.u. grad student killed in the blast. the fbi has also asked to speak with the wife of the older brother tamerlan. she is in a home in rhode island with her parents. her lawyer is now discussing how they will move forward. anne-marie? >> susan mcginnis in boston. thank you, susan. >>> for now federal officials have decided not to read tsarnaev his miranda rights. miranda rights inform criminals of their right to remain silent and their right to an attorney. this is allowed on a limited basis when the public may be in immediate danger, and there are those like senator lindsey graham who say tsarnaev should be consideredn
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